Lar Park-Lincoln was born Laurie Jill Park in Dallas, Texas. Her award winning role as a young prostitute on CBS’s Children of the Night started her career. She went on to appear on the hit CBS prime time soap opera, Knots Landing, for several seasons as ‘Linda Fairgate,’ the daughter-in-law to ‘Karen Fairgate’ (played by series star Michele Lee). She has made guest appearances on several television shows, including: Hunter, Outlaws, Highway to Heaven, Tour of Duty, Murder She Wrote, Space: Above and Beyond, and Beverly Hills 90210. Additionally, she has been a featured guest on Oprah, 60 Minutes, and Entertainment Tonight, as well as numerous local and syndicated talk and radio shows.
Lar starred in the comedy horror film, House II: The Second Story, and has been featured in horror classics like Freddy’s Nightmares and Friday the 13th Part VII: The New Blood, where she played the psychic and telekinetic girl who defeats Jason. She was the innocent girl opposite Eva Gabor in Princess Academy and a sexy vamp in Fatal Charm.
After being widowed, Lar decided to return to her native state of Texas to raise her children. There, she became one of Texas’ most elite career coaches for actors, models and pageants. Lar’s production company – Ooh La Lar Productions –produced an independent film on teen heroine abuse, written and directed by her film student nephew and shot entirely in Dallas, Texas. She also co-directed and competed in the Dallas twenty-four hour film race with a serious piece about racial discrimination, called Black and White.
In 2005, Lar returned to acting in the indie film, Bit Parts, and in 2006, she had a role in Lifetime’s Inspector Mom, a series shot in her home state of Texas. In 2008, she starred in the B-movie Gravestoned. She has also been appeared on the QVC network for 18 years as a celebrity guest host, presenting many of the channel’s top products.
In 2008, Lar also added author to her ever-growing list of achievements. Her book, Get Started, Not Scammed! – Strategies for beginner actors and models, is the ultimate guide to the entertainment industry. This long overdue book goes behind the scenes to tell the truth and warn parents and their children about the many scams in the marketplace today. “I like to educate young people so they don’t waste their time or money doing something not right for them.”
Lar took part in Discovery Channel’s Profiles Series with her real life role as a breast cancer survivor is featured. Diagnosed with Breast cancer in October 2008, she successfully completed treatment and is in remission. While ill with cancer, she painted a multimedia piece that is now displayed in the lobby of the Texas Oncology Clinic. She was featured in Mary Ann Halpin’s, Fearless Women Fearless Wisdom, a photographic essay about 40 women touched by life’s trials. Each woman has a story with a bit of wisdom they share in hopes that it will help all of humanity.
Lar can recently be seen in “Expulsion” and “Sky Sharks”. She is currently filming “Ghost Party”, “Autumn Road”, and Rose Blood – A Friday the 13th Fan Film (Short).
To learn more about Lar, visit her website at http://larparklincoln.com